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Dr Kare Tang - Cardiology

Dr Tang is a Cardiologist specialising in lipids abnormalities, coronary risk assessment, arrhythmias, heart failure, heart disease and hypertension. Oaks Hospital, Essex

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Clinical interests

Dr Tang is highly experienced in angioplasty (stenting), pacemaker implantation and assessment of valvular heart disease, transoesophageal echocardiography and nuclear myocardial perfusion imaging.

In addition, his specialist interest includes assessing cardiac risk.

General cardiology interests include management of lipids abnormalities, coronary risk assessment, arrhythmias, heart failure and heart valve disease, adult congenital heart disease, hypertension.

Oaks Hospital provides access to CT scanning of the Coronary Arteries to assess patients with chest discomfort or to evaluate patients cardiac risk.

Academic background

Dr Tang graduated in medical sciences from Southampton University. He then went on to complete his clinical studies at Papworth and Addenbrookes Hospital in Cambridge gaining specialist accreditation in both general medicine and cardiology. Academic achievements include becoming a Member of The Royal College of Physicians (UK) in 1995 and subsequently a Fellow in 2007.

Dr Tang’s medical training started at Southampton University Hospital and subsequently as a cardiology registrar at Norfolk and Norwich, Peterborough, Papworth and Addenbrookes Hospitals. He was appointed Specialist Medical Officer at Prince of Wales Hospital in Hong Kong for two years, where he had training in coronary angiography, pacemaker insertion and echocardiography.

Professional Memberships

Dr Tang is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians as well as being a Fellow of the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine.


NHS base

Colchester Hospital University Foundation Trust and Essex Cardiothoracic Centre, Basildon

Clinic Times

Monday PM and Thursday AM

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01206 987669